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More carrots required for environmental outcomes
July 16, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson There is a negative feedback loop at the centre of our approach to environmental regulation in…

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Disaster relief must become more dynamic
July 9, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Horticulture growers affected by the north and far north Queensland Monsoon Trough earlier this year now…

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The future of food is nuts, fruit and veg
July 1, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson A leading vegetable growing family in South-east Queensland are doing their part to reduce food waste…

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Welcome Creek growers embrace Hort360
June 26, 2019

Like other primary producers, Tony Pashley and his partner Rae Stuart face many challenges relating to farming in close proximity to…

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Farm workforce doubled under new veggie accelerator project
June 26, 2019

Family-owned fruit and vegetable business Swan Ridge Farms, at Meadowvale near Bundaberg, already employs 12 workers but they’ll need plenty more…

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Building a local workforce
June 26, 2019

The Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network (QAWN) has been working closely with HELP Employment and local growers in the Caboolture area to…

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Charity fashions change with the help of Sunsuper
June 26, 2019

What Oz Harvest is for food, Thread Together is for clothes, making them a worthy 2019 grant recipient in Sunsuper’s Dreams…

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STRIKE™ soil fumigant now available in Australia
June 26, 2019

TriCal Australia are pleased to announce their new line of STRIKE™ soil fumigants. STRIKE™ formulations are Chloropicrin and Telone® based products which are widely…

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Building resilience in the exotic tropical fruit industry
June 26, 2019

Innovation, adaptation and risk management. You’ve probably heard these terms thrown around quite often – and for good reason. With climate…

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Ground cover is king
June 26, 2019

Run-off from intensively farmed areas can not only cause increased soil erosion and loss of productivity but result in increased agricultural…

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Conference to showcase Queensland’s export potential
June 26, 2019

This coming October, Growcom in association with Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) will host the inaugural Queensland Horticulture Export Conference (QHEC)…

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Horticulture takes responsibility for workplace compliance
June 25, 2019

Fair Farms, the industry-developed workplace training and certification program for employers in the Australian horticulture industry was officially launched today in…

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